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Act Venture Capital Ltd

JavaScript Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

About the Company

Through the work that we do, the team at Deciphex helps pharma to accelerate the process of essential drug development and helps patients to get timely and accurate diagnosis.

Founded in Dublin in 2017, Deciphex has scaled rapidly to a team of over 150 people and counting who are providing software solutions to address the pathology gap in research pathology and clinical areas. We have offices in Dublin, Exeter, Oxford, Toronto and Chicago and are expanding our team throughout the world.

We are software developers, clinical specialists, AI engineers, operations professionals and so much more, all working as one team to support our customers and patients. Our team culture is built on trust. We give our team the space they need to deliver results and the environment to ensure they can enjoy doing it.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are excited to take on challenges and value making a difference in their day-to-day work. This is a unique opportunity to make a difference in the emerging Digital Pathology field.

Read more about Deciphex here and more about our incredible team on our Careers Page here


  • Build applications that adapt and work well across different devices and screen sizes
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Write well-structured code that is easy to maintain and understand
  • Collaborate with product management to refine UX Design concepts
  • Translate UX Design concepts into web UI
  • Create unit tests and contribute to test automation
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Complete all mandatory company training and job specific training required for the role, including ISMS, GLP, DocuSign, SDLC as applicable
  • You will have shown leadership skills in previous positions and are keen to develop these skills further
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • You bring a sense of urgency to the work that you do and are able to execute on tasks by using your initiative.
  • You enjoy innovating and bringing new ideas to the table
  • You like to have autonomy in your role and the independence to manage your own time and workload.
  • You are highly collaborative and enjoy working with lots of different teams and people.
  • You have great written and oral English language skills.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor in Computer Science Degree or equivalent Computer Science specialization
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a JavaScript Engineer
  • Expert with Web Image Viewing technologies (similar to OpenStreetMap, geotiff.js viewers)
  • Experienced in JavaScript, Typescript, HTML, CSS and a modern framework such as ReactJs or Angular
  • Experienced in responsive and reactive web applications
  • Experience in implementing a UI from design / UX Figma designs.
  • Experience in different forms of request authentication (JWT, Session Cookie)
  • Experience in JS Testing Frameworks such as vitest, jest, cypress.
  • Experience with GLP regulations or software will be a ‘distinct advantage’
  • Experience with NX will be a ‘distinct advantage’

What are the benefits of working with Deciphex?

  • Competitive salary with performance based annual increments.
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Competitive annual leave
  • A true sense of meaning in your work by contributing to better patient outcomes.
  • The opportunity to work alongside a world-class high performing team in a hyper-growth startup environment.
  • A chance to work on exciting,challenging and unique projects.
  • Regular performance feedback and significant career growth opportunities.
  • A highly collaborative and supportive multi cultural team.

Deciphex is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to the principle of equality. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, religious beliefs, political views, gender identity, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, family or marital status (including pregnancy), disability, membership of the traveling community or any other classification protected by applicable law.